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Sweet Bean – Review

Despite being a Cannes favourite, Naomi Kawase is a marginal director both domestically and internationally. Sweet Bean shows why this needs to change. Her talent is most evident when the elderly Tokue (Kirin...
Slum Polis

Slum-Polis – RDFF review

With a backdrop of violence and gangs, the friendship that writer and director Ken Ninomaya creates is one of hope and honesty. Punctuated perfectly by rock music throughout, and with violence that never errs...